By JAY LINDSAYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Nineteen days after Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev died following a gunbattle with police, cemeteries still refused to take his remains and government officials deflected questions about where he could be buried.
On Wednesday, police
By JOSH LEDERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is praising U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice and her authoritative role in the Obama administration.
Biden says Rice has, in his words, "the absolute, total, complete confidence of the president." He says that when Rice speaks
By BRIAN SKOLOFFAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The jury in Jodi Arias' murder trial concluded its second full day of deliberations on Tuesday without reaching a verdict.
Jurors adjourned late Tuesday afternoon and will resume Wednesday morning. They got the case Friday afternoon but only
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Federal authorities announced a crackdown Tuesday on predatory businesses that cheat "desperate and vulnerable" people harmed by the 2008 financial crisis with phony promises to consolidate their debt.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a news
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - The man accused in the deadly Colorado theater shootings wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, his lawyers said Tuesday, despite their fears that the plea could severely hamper his ability to mount a defense against the death
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's nominee for ambassador to Libya said Tuesday that she will work to ensure sufficient security at U.S. facilities nearly eight months after poor protection in Benghazi was blamed for the deaths of Ambassador Chris
By MIKE BAKERAssociated Press
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - Shortly before beginning a shooting rampage through a mental health clinic in Iraq, an Army sergeant sat in a vehicle outside the building and smoked a cigarette, prosecutors said.
The government on Monday began laying out its
By SAM KIMAssociated Press
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Tuesday threatened the United States and South Korea over joint naval drills taking place this week in tense Yellow Sea waters ahead of a Washington summit by the allies' leaders.
The warning, however, was softer than North
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama and South Korea's new leader Park Geun-hye hope to present a strong front against North Korea's nuclear threats during their high-profile meeting Tuesday at the White House. But they also want to leave the door
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
MOSCOW (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry is making his case to Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russia to take a tougher stance on Syria at a time when Israel's weekend air strikes against the beleaguered Mideast nation have added an unpredictable